'2017 High Level Political Forum' concludes

Posted on: July 20, 2017 | views: 43

The 2017 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), convened under the auspices of the United Nations Economic and Social Council has concluded in New York yesterday by adopting its Ministerial Declaration, the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations in New York stated in a press release.  

Dr. Min Bahadur Shrestha, Vice-Chairman of the National Planning Commission of Nepal and the head of Nepali delegation to the 2017 HLPF, attended the closing ceremony. 


Speaking in the event, the Vice-Chairman said that full, timely and effective implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action in synergy and coherence with 2030 Agenda with a focus on industrialization as well as resilient and sustainable infrastructure would ensure structural transformation of LLDCs. 

Nepal presented its Voluntary National Review of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development on 17 July and delivered its national statement on 18 July 2017.